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· November, 2006

Stories about Peru from November, 2006

Peru, Bolivia: A Ride for the Climate

It has now been over a year since David of Ride for Climate first set off from California to ride throughout Latin America. Here are his latest batch of photos...

Latin American Election Blogging

November is quite the electoral month in what has already been a year of elections throughout the Western Hemisphere. The month has already seen the return of Sanidinista leader, Daniel...

Peru: Anatomy of a Blog Workshop

From now until Friday, Spanish journalist Nacho Fernández will be giving a workshop titled “Anatomy of a Blog” [ES] at the Center for Culture in Lima, Peru.

China: Put the E back in APEC

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum came to a harmonious enough end this Sunday with all twenty-one member nations agreeing to renew calls for North Korea to put an end...

Peru: 600 Days in Lima

Wolfy Becker has been living in Lima for nearly two years now. Here's an insightful look back at how he got there and what life in Lima has been like.

Peru: Mega Machu Pichu

Pixel y Dixel describes the process used by Scott Howard [ES] to produce a mega 1.5 gigapixel zoomable photograph of Machu Picchu.

Chile, Peru, Mexico: Free Hugs in Latin America

Free Hugs are invading Latin America, explains Jennifer Woodard Maderazo. The web2.0 free hug movement has also generated lots of conversation on Flickr [ES] and throughout [ES] the blogosphere [ES].

Latin America: Friday Poll Numbers

A diverse set of Latin America's poll numbers this week from Boz including Transparency International's annual survey on perceptions of corruption. Also, Chavez up by 20 points in Venezuela and...

Peru: Transportation in Lima

Adding to his public transportation reviews of Los Angeles, Mexico City, Bogotá, and Caracas, David of A Ride for the Climate (who is cycling throughout Latin America) offers a transport...

Recently in Peru

Senor de los Milagros by Juan Arellano A Doce Horas De Distancia (“12 Hours Away”) is the weblog of a Peruvian mother of two living in Maryland and married to...

Peru: Network Against Child Pornography

Red Peruana contra la Pornografía Infantil [ES] is both a weblog and NGO hoping to promote the eradication of child pornography on the internet. President Dimitri N. Senmache Artola is...

Peru, Venezuela: Humala denies he received campaign money

Living in Peru and Peru Election 2006 both mention the continuing speculations that Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, financed the campaign of nationalist Ollanta Humala in Peru's last presidential elections.

Colombia, Peru: Medellin Poetry Festival

Liz Henry recounts an incredible (if not completely credible) story about the 1995 Medellin Poetry Festival where poets were kidnapped until they secured their freedom by reciting poetry to their...

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